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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Riverton WY
0815 PM MST Mon Dec 05 2016

...Preliminary Storm Information...

A powerful winter storm first brought significant snowfall across
portions of western Wyoming Saturday night through Sunday night,
before shifting some significant snowfall east of the Divide Sunday
night and Monday. Below are preliminary snowfall totals and peak
wind gusts for this event. A final statement for this storm is
likely on Tuesday as additional reports are received.

Note: SnoTELS (Snow Telemetry) are remote sensing sites in high
mountain watersheds. Snowfall data from SNOTELS are estimated based
on snow water equivalent.

***** Snowfall Reports *****

Location                              Snowfall

Big Horn County...
 Shell Creek Snotel...               10 inches.
 Bone Springs Divide Snotel...        7 inches.
 Bald Mountain Snotel...              3 inches.
 Powder River Pass...                 2 inches.
 Basin...                             1 inch.
 Greybull...                        0.1 inches.


Fremont County...
 South Pass Snotel...                18 inches.
 Deer Park Snotel...                 18 inches.
 Burroughs Creek Snotel...           16 inches.
 Castle Creek Snotel...              11 inches.
 Brooks Lake...                      10 inches.
 Hobbs Park Snotel...                10 inches.
 Townsend Creek Snotel...             7 inches.
 Atlantic City...                   6.1 inches.
 Cold Springs Snotel...               5 inches.
 St. Lawrence Alt Snotel...           5 inches.
 Little Warm Snotel...                4 inches.
 10 WNW Dubois...                   1.5 inches.
 Boysen Dam...                        1 inch.
 6 SW Lander...                     0.5 inches.
 Dubois...                          0.3 inches.
 Riverton Airport...                0.3 inches.


Hot Springs County...
 Thermopolis...                       3 inches.
 Owl Creek Snotel...                  3 inches.
 9 NE Thermopolis...                0.6 inches.


Johnson County...
 Hansen Sawmill Snotel...            13 inches.
 Little Goose Snotel...              12 inches.
 Cloud Peak Reservoir Snotel...      10 inches.
 Soldier Park Snotel...               9 inches.
 7 NE Buffalo...                      6 inches.
 Bear Trap Meadow Snotel...           6 inches.
 16 NNW Kaycee...                     4 inches.
 Buffalo...                           4 inches.
 4 SSW Buffalo...                   3.5 inches.


Lincoln County...
 Blind Bull Summit Snotel...         15 inches.
 Commissary Ridge...                 15 inches.
 Blind Bull Summit...                14 inches.
 Star Valley Ranch...                14 inches.
 Box Y Ranch...                      13 inches.
 Indian Creek Snotel...              12 inches.
 Spring Creek Divide Snotel...       10 inches.
 5 SSE Smoot...                       9 inches.
 Willow Creek Snotel...               9 inches.
 Cottonwood Creek Snotel...           8 inches.
 Kelley Ranger Station Snotel...      8 inches.
 2 SE Thayne...                     7.9 inches.
 3 SE Bedford...                      7 inches.
 Salt River Summit Snotel...          6 inches.
 Hams Fork Snotel...                  4 inches.
 Afton...                           3.6 inches.

Natrona County...
 Casper...                      7 to 10 inches.
 Reno Hill Snotel...                  7 inches.
 Casper Airport...                    7 inches.
 Casper Mountain Snotel...            4 inches.
 Grave Spring Snotel...               3 inches.


Park County...
 Blackwater Snotel...                16 inches.
 Marquette Snotel...                 13 inches.
 1 ENE Wapiti...                     13 inches.
 Pahaska...                          13 inches.
 Younts Peak Snotel...               10 inches.
 Beartooth Lake Snotel...            10 inches.
 Kirwin Snotel...                     9 inches.
 Evening Star Snotel...               9 inches.
 26 SW Cody...                      8.5 inches.
 Cody...                         4 to 7 inches.
 Timber Creek Snotel...               7 inches.
 3 NE Sunshine...                   5.2 inches.
 Wolverine Snotel...                  5 inches.
 3 NE Clark...                        2 inches.
 4 SW Powell...                     0.4 inches.
 4 ENE Powell...                    0.2 inches.


Sublette County...
 Kendall Ranger Station Snotel...    16 inches.
 Loomis Park Snotel...               15 inches.
 Triple Peak Snotel...               13 inches.
 Bondurant...                       9.2 inches.
 Snider Basin Snotel...               9 inches.
 Gunsite Pass Snotel...               9 inches.
 New Fork Lake Snotel...              8 inches.
 East Rim Divide Snotel...            8 inches.
 Big Sandy Opening Snotel...          8 inches.
 Larsen Creek Snotel...               7 inches.
 Elkhart Park G.S. Snotel...          7 inches.
 14 NW Pinedale...                  5.6 inches.
 Pocket Creek Snotel...               5 inches.
 Daniel Fish Hatchery...              3 inches.
 Pinedale...                        1.8 inches.
 Boulder Rearing Station...           1 inch.


Sweetwater County...
 Green River...                0.5 to 1 inch.
 7 SE Rock Springs...               0.5 inches.
 4 NNW Rock Springs...              0.4 inches.
 Rock Springs...                    0.4 inches.
 5 N Farson...                      0.3 inches.


Teton County...
 Jackson Hole - Raymer...            21 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Mid Mountain...      19 inches.
 Grassy Lake Snotel...               18 inches.
 Phillips Bench Snotel...            17 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Rendezvous Bowl...   17 inches.
 Snake River Stn Snotel...           16 inches.
 Grand Targhee Snotel...             15 inches.
 Base Camp Snotel...                 14 inches.
 Grand Targhee - Chief Joseph...     14 inches.
 Granite Creek Snotel...             13 inches.
 Snow King...                        11 inches.
 Gros Ventre Summit Snotel...        11 inches.
 Togwotee Mountain Lodge...          11 inches.
 Togwotee Pass Snotel...             10 inches.
 3 SSW Wilson...                    9.5 inches.
 1 ENE Teton Village...             9.5 inches.
 Jackson...                           8 inches.
 Jackson Hole - Base...               8 inches.
 12 NE Jackson...                     7 inches.


Washakie County...
 Powder River Pass Snotel...          5 inches.
 Middle Powder Snotel...              4 inches.
 4 N Ten Sleep...                     2 inches.
 Winchester...                        1 inch.
 8 SW Worland...                      1 inch.
 Ten Sleep...                       0.1 inches.


Yellowstone National Park...
 Two Ocean Plateau Snotel...         27 inches.
 Lewis Lake Divide Snotel...         16 inches.
 Thumb Divide Snotel...              11 inches.
 Parker Peak Snotel...               10 inches.
 Sylvan Road Snotel...                8 inches.
 Sylvan Lake Snotel...                6 inches.
 Lamar Ranger Station...            4.6 inches.
 Canyon Snotel...                     4 inches.
 Tower Falls Ranger Station...      0.5 inches.


***** Wind Reports *****

Location                     Speed     Time/Date   Elevation (ft.)

...Wyoming...

...Big Horn County...
Greybull Airport             48 MPH    0536 AM 12/05   3935

...Fremont County...
Red Canyon                   75 MPH    0625 PM 12/04   6768
7 SW Muddy Gap               67 MPH    0550 AM 12/04   7380
Beaver Rim                   63 MPH    0616 PM 12/04   6784
Dubois Airport               53 MPH    0135 AM 12/05   7297
7 NW Lander                  53 MPH    0654 PM 12/04   5797
Jeffrey City                 52 MPH    0859 PM 12/04   6374
2 W South Pass City          51 MPH    1121 AM 12/04   8185
10 W Dubois                  49 MPH    0140 AM 12/05   8432
10 W Fort Washakie           49 MPH    1201 PM 12/04   9235
Lander Airport               48 MPH    0823 PM 12/04   5586
8 W South Pass City          47 MPH    0550 AM 12/05   8120

...Johnson County...
7 SW Barnum                  48 MPH    1246 PM 12/03   6440
12 N Kaycee                  45 MPH    0746 AM 12/05   5287

...Lincoln County...
Mt Coffin                    96 MPH    0400 AM 12/05   10870
3 NW Etna                    45 MPH    0153 AM 12/05   5692

...Natrona County...
16 S Hiland                  69 MPH    1010 PM 12/04   6380
Casper Outer Drive           65 MPH    0316 PM 12/04   5463
Casper Airport               52 MPH    0208 PM 12/04   5320
7 W Alcova                   50 MPH    1110 PM 12/04   6342
2 SE Hiland                  48 MPH    0226 PM 12/04   6134
20 N Casper                  47 MPH    0100 AM 12/05   5677
Natrona                      46 MPH    0610 PM 12/04   5589

...Park County...
5 WNW Clark                  75 MPH    1230 PM 12/04   4659
Hoyt Peak                    74 MPH    0500 PM 12/04   9800
3 E Pahaska                  56 MPH    0457 AM 12/05   7500
Chief Joseph Hwy             52 MPH    0110 PM 12/03   8136
10 WNW Cody                  52 MPH    0940 AM 12/04   8401
8 S Clark                    49 MPH    1100 PM 12/03   4710
1 W Clark                    46 MPH    1219 AM 12/04   4270
Crandall                     45 MPH    0412 AM 12/05   6640

...Sublette County...
21 W Big Piney               59 MPH    0409 AM 12/05   8200
Big Piney Airport            47 MPH    0354 AM 12/05   6974

...Sweetwater County...
15 SE Rock Springs           54 MPH    1144 AM 12/03   7550
7 WSW Rock Springs           54 MPH    0505 AM 12/05   6238
I 80 - Mile Marker 142       53 MPH    0645 AM 12/05   7162
Rock Springs Airport         53 MPH    0618 AM 12/05   6760
23 W Wamsutter               51 MPH    0615 AM 12/05   6804
8 E Rock Springs             50 MPH    0600 AM 12/05   6339
5 E Rock Springs             49 MPH    0545 AM 12/05   6369
I 80 - Mile Marker 157       48 MPH    0545 AM 12/05   6965
20 ENE Opal                  47 MPH    0441 AM 12/05   6556
I 80 - Mile Marker 184       45 MPH    0836 AM 12/05   7112
5 SSE Point Of Rocks         45 MPH    0615 AM 12/05   6568
I 80 - Mile Marker 124       45 MPH    0626 AM 12/05   6475

...Teton County...
Summit - Jackson Resort      58 MPH    1230 AM 12/05   10318
5 ENE Alta - Freds Mtn       55 MPH    0915 PM 12/04   9840
2 WNW Teton Village          48 MPH    0730 PM 12/04   7913

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. Not all data listed are considered official.

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